Query: United States. Navy. Naval Airship Program
J. Gordon Vaeth Collection
Creators:
Vaeth, J. Gordon (Joseph Gordon), 1921-2012
Dates:
1908-1992
Size:
1.97 Cubic feet (4 legal document boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0011
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection, compiled by J. Gorden Vaeth, consists of documents, reports, news clippings, scrapbooks, publications, and photographs relating to rigid and non-rigid airships worldwide.

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Alger Herman Dresel Papers
Dates:
1911-1953
Size:
0.67 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.1001
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Alger Herman Dresel Pepers includes personal and service correspondence. The collection also includes information relating to his service with the U.S. Navy Airship program; a certificate naming Dresel as a member of the National Aeronautic Association; two log books covering the dates 1929-1935, including entries related to the ZR-3 Los Angeles, ZRS-4 Akron, and ZRS-5 Macon.

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George Henry Mills Collection
Creators:
Mills, George H., 1895-1975
Dates:
circa 1920s-1950s
bulk 1930-1949
Size:
13.39 Cubic feet (24 legal document boxes; 7 flatboxes)
14.95 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0022
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The George Henry Mills Collection was donated to the National Air and Space Museum in 1994 by Mills' daughter, Mrs. Georgia Mills Head.

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Naval Air Station (NAS) Lakehurst Photographs [Baldwin]
Creators:
Baldwin, Harry Milton
Dates:
1920s
Size:
0.01 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NASM.2022.0025
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Naval Air Station (NAS) Lakehurst was acquired by the US Navy in 1921 for use as an airship station and it served as the control station for all US Navy lighter-than-air (LTA) flights until the program was terminated in 1961. Harry Milton Baldwin served in the US Navy and was stationed at NAS Lakehurst in the 1920s. This collection consists of twelve black and white photographs relating to airships at Naval Air Station (NAS) Lakehurst, New Jersey in the 1920s.

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Garland Fulton Collection
Creators:
Fulton, Garland, 1890-1974
Dates:
1914-1964
bulk 1918-1945
Size:
20.8 Cubic feet (45 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0101
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Garland Fulton Collection consists of material gathered by Captain Garland Fulton.

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Jerome Clarke Hunsaker Papers
Creators:
Hunsaker, Jerome Clarke, 1886-1984
Dates:
1916-1969
Size:
8 Cubic feet (28 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0001
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Hunsaker Papers are rich in aeronautical information relating to the 1920s and 1930s. The material furnishes a generous account of his contributions in the aeronautics field as an engineer. Interested researchers should pursue materials pertaining to Hunsaker in such repositories as MIT's Institute Archives and Special Collections Department, the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Corporation, the U.S. Navy History and Archives at the Washington Navy Yard, and the NASA History Office, Headquarters Building, Washington, DC. This archivist views the Hunsaker Papers, NASM.XXXX.0001, most relevant to research dealing with Hunsaker's professional career.

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50th Anniversary of the NC-4 Transatlantic Flight Collection [Richard K. Smith]
Creators:
Smith, Richard K.
Dates:
circa 1918-1969
Size:
1.9 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0418
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The 50th Anniversary of the NC-4 Transatlantic Flight Collection [Smith] Collection contains photocopies of correspondence, published materials, maps, and photographs. The collection also includes photocopies of aircraft logs, naval ship logs, weather reports, progress reports, biographies of the participants, information on the construction of the NC Aircraft and the general planning for the flight, and original material on the thirtieth and fiftieth anniversaries of the flight.

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Alfred Victor Verville Papers
Creators:
Verville, Alfred V.
Verville Aircraft Company
Dates:
1886-1969
Size:
53.375 Linear feet (102 containers: 89 legal size document boxes, 2 shoeboxes, 10 flatboxes, 1 large format folder)
5 Film reels (1 35mm, two 16mm, and 2 8mm films)
50.008 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0173
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains Verville's personal papers. The material relates mainly to his various aeronautical concerns as well as his involvement with military aviation. The collection includes a large number of photos tracing the development of Curtiss aircraft and Naval Aviation, and especially documenting the design, construction, and flights of a replica of the Navy's first aircraft, the Curtiss A-1 'Triad', built under Verville's direction by the Bureau of Aeronautics to commemorate the Fiftieth Anniversary of Naval Aviation in 1961. Also included are a large number of blueprints and photos of Verville-designed aircraft, especially those developed by the Verville Aircraft Co. in 1928 - 1931

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Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.) Weems Papers
Creators:
Weems, Philip Van Horn (P. V. H.)
Dates:
circa 1905-circa 2005
Size:
101.81 Cubic feet ( 209 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2012.0052
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Philip Van Horn (P. V. H. ) Weems Papers contain 79 cu. ft. of materials related to his life and career.

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Paul E. Garber Collection
Creators:
Garber, Paul Edward, 1899-1992
Dates:
1824-1992
Size:
241.95 Cubic feet (488 boxes plus flat files)
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0063
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The Paul E. Garber Collection documents Paul Edward Garber's life, both personal and professional, prior to and during his 72-year tenure at the National Air and Space Museum.

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